Sexual Issues and Sex Disorder Therapy – Sex Therapists in Silver Spring, MD
Sex is an unavoidable part of adult life. It is a necessity for most, thought of many times during the day, yet rarely discussed seriously, even among close friends. Even the best of friends may just leave the subject of sex off the table. But for many, a painful sexual history, a confusing sexual issue, or a complicated sexual relationship overshadow their daily life and mental health. This is where Thriveworks Silver Spring, MD counselors and therapists can be very helpful. We will not be shocked by anything you bring to our office. We are experienced, educated professionals, ready to partner with you for the betterment of your emotional and psychological health.
We are a judgment-free zone, ready to openly and honestly help you come to a solution for whatever you are facing. Sexual disorders and issues vary widely. Some common types of sexual issues include:
- Sexual orientation
- Anxiety about sex or sexual performance
- Body image issues
- Sex addiction
- Promiscuity or unfaithfulness
- Lack of sexual desire
- Conflicting sexual needs and wants in a relationship
- Sexual abuse or rape recovery
- Sexual impulses and compulsions
This is a general list of common sexual issues, but it is certainly not an exhaustive or complete list. If your personal problem is not listed on this list, Thriveworks Silver Spring, MD sex therapists are still able to walk on this journey with you. We will help you identify the source or root of your problem, develop a plan for improvement and understanding, and then will help you monitor your success in finding victory over this problem.
When a couple’s sexual relationship is not easy or comfortable, their relationship suffers in other areas. A lack of closeness, intimacy, and decreased connection can result. It is often difficult to determine whether a couple’s sexual issues developed before or after other relationship problems. A Thriveworks sex therapist or couples counselor can help navigate these issues, and identify the source of sexual problems. For many people, trauma from their childhood or past relationships cause difficulties in future relationships. When you are able to honestly deal with the pain from the past, you can begin to overcome sexual issues in a new relationship. Thriveworks Silver Spring, MD counselors and therapists are waiting to help you make this progress.
Children should know very little about sex. But sometimes, tragically, this is not the case. Whether you have a child that has been a victim of sexual abuse, or you were abused or traumatized as a child and now are an adult, we have help available. This is a sensitive situation, and you want to be able to trust your decision. Thriveworks Silver Spring, MD is a trustworthy choice.
We know that seeking counseling is an important decision, and one you may have been considering for quite some time. When you are finally ready to reach out for help, we are ready to join you. We want to be ready when you are ready to make a change. We pride ourselves on not operating with a waiting list. In most cases, we have appointments available within 24 hours. It can be overwhelming to think about telling your story to someone new. But it may be the best decision you have ever made for your relationship, and for yourself. You are not alone. Thriveworks Silver Spring, MD therapists and counselors are ready to help.
It would be our honor to walk with you on this journey of healing and personal growth.